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When the weaves and the wigs come off, at the end of the day all you're left with is your natural hair.

Before it became a trend, rockin' your natural hair was something that you didn't see too many women doing. Those who did wear their natural tresses embraced their mane with pride and appreciation. Now that the natural hair trend has taken off in the world of social media, you now see women everywhere showing off their natural hair and loving ever bit of it -- regardless of texture.
Not every woman is going to have the same texture of hair and at the end of the day, that's the true beauty of it all. Natural hair is versatile, fun and not every woman looks the same. These six women were rockin' their natural hair way before it became a "thing" -- let's just say they opened doors and showed us natural ladies the true meaning of embracing something that's ours.

Macy Gray

Lauryn Hill

Erykah Badu


India Arie

Alicia Keys

From Erykah Badu with the bald head to Alicia Keys in her prime with the braids and beads -- these women showed us how to rock our natural hair from way back.
If you're interested in embracing your natural hair or rockin' a natural style for the summer -- check out the poetic justice braid trend here.
i completely agree @jordanhamilton. i have had much more freedom with my hair since going natural. Like its NATURAL! Lol. And it even goes past hair. If you can love yourself, all of yourself, others will accept your natural self as well. And that is just freeing....
I've never been anything but.I put in extensions a couple of times but they always made me feel uncomfortable so I stopped. Now I'm doing all sorts of styles to my short hair and just allowing it to grow... FREEDOM!!
Get a deep conditioning treatment and a trim. It works wonders. @alywoah
My sister is my stylist at the moment cause I'm dumb when it comes to hair. All I can think if doing is letting it out. I'll try to show you the style she gave me last week
Yes, girl! Unfortunately, I haven't gotten to the point where I feel 100% comfortable with my natural hair. Hopefully it happens soon, though. It's a learning experience because I've had hair relaxers since I was very young. @TerrecaRiley if you ever come up with really nice short hair styles -- share them! :)
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